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Ligdia adustata (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Ligdia adustata)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Geometroidea family Geometridae subfamily Ennominae tribe Abraxini genus Ligdia → species Ligdia adustata

Species name(s)

Ligdia adustata (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Geometra adustata Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky.

Forewing length

11—12 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Larva lifespan

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  (Ligdia adustata)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing 1,2 cm. On the wings of the prevailing white and brownish color. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of France , Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: European North-West, the European Central Black Soil, Southern Urals. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, the Netherlands, the Channel Islands, Poland,Russia, Romania, Sardinia, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Areal - deciduous forests of Europe. [5]. Peter Khramov.


  • It gives two overlapping generations from April to August. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Places volley - sparse forests and shores of reservoirs. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Track Ligdia adustata occur from August to October and from May to June. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Euonymus europaeus. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Euonymus (Euonymus). [5]. Peter Khramov.


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrej Makara, Igor Sakhno.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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